Stuart H. Newberger is at partner at the Washington law firm of Crowell &
Moring, where he practices litigation.
After graduating from Georgetown Law in 1979, Stu served as law clerk to
Judge Harold H. Greene of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.
He then practiced civil and criminal litigation for two years with the Washington
firm Schwalb, Donnenfeld, Bray & Silbert, and then joined the United States
Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia.
For five years, Stu represented federal agencies, officials and the United
States in a wide range of civil and criminal litigation, at both the trial and
appellate levels. The civil cases included class action/Title VII litigation against a
number of agencies (i.e., Department of State, Library of Congress, Postal Service,
Federal Bureau of Investigation, Drug Enforcement Administration, and U.S.
Information Agency), constitutional issues involving the First Amendment and
Bivens claims, Federal Tort Claim Act disputes, Freedom of Information and
Privacy Act matters, government contract bid protests and debarment challenges,
and many other administrative law cases. The criminal-related matters included:
(1) the investigation and prosecution of the Deputy Secretary of Defense for
insider-trading, perjury and obstruction of justice, and (2) the investigation and
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prosecution of District of Columbia officials regarding public contract fraud and
In 1988, Stu joined the General Litigation group of Crowell & Moring,
where he has continued to handle a broad range of litigation in federal and state
trial and appellate courts, including the areas of insurance coverage, products
liability, antitrust, environmental law, government contracts, constitutional law,
administrative law, commercial disputes, and employment law.
Since 1984, Stu has taught several courses at Georgetown Law School in
the areas of federal courts, conflict of laws and federal trial practice. He also is
involved in several significant pro bono cases, and his articles have appeared in
the ABA Journal, Washington Lawyer and other periodicals.
Stu resides in Falls Church, Virginia with his wife and three children. He
is a member of the District of Columbia bar and many federal bars.